Every Good Morning

You Can Listen Here: Forty-eight hours sometimes yokes disparate experiences together that remind you there are people out in this ongoing mess of a Republic who deserve recognition and thanks. On Thursday we listened to a man tell us of being suspended by one Kevlar rope 150 feet below a Huey as it traversed the Chesapeake Bay~. On Friday a play that asks its actors for a supreme emotional and physical effort was enacted […]

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You Can Listen Here: After Sutherland Springs, where were the cries of moral outrage and sorrow from members of Congress and Governors that the mass murder of our citizens must stop? Instead of any kind of action, we got nonsense about evil, as if the men carrying guns into churches or firing from hotel rooms were surrounded by barking demons. To describe such actions as evil is a cynical ploy meant to forestall action. […]

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You Can Listen Here: The morning bite is back at least for now, and it kicks in more energy — that cold air briskness we long for after the drenching summer. Down the steps heading to the gym, early, early, good layered grays and pearls and lavenders of a November sky — head up, eyes wide. He is doing that fox lope so different from a dog or wolf. It looks as if there […]

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You Can Listen Here: Rumpelstiltskin bets no one will uncover his name, and thus he will take away the great prize of a child to call his own. When the Queen reveals that she knows and utters his name aloud, he descends into such a temper that he shouts, “The devil told you, the devil told you,”* and then he stamps his feet so hard upon the ground he sinks to his waist, and […]

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